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FAO to develop Africa’s policy guideline in agric sector

The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) is to develop guidelines for Africa in the agriculture sector to bridge the gap between the public and private sector.

SMEDAN to empower 13,050 micro enterprises

Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), on Friday, said that the agency under its Conditional Grant Scheme, CGS, will empower 13,050 micro enterprises in Nigeria.

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Drug abuse: Nigeria will have generation of mad people soon – Group

Ibrahim Yusuf, lead convener of the movement, made the assertion during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna State Attorney-General, Umma Hikima, on Tuesday in Kaduna.

Man arraigned for beating mother-in-law

A 35-year-old man, Seun Okwuyigbo, who police accused of beating and injuring his mother-in-law in the eye was arraigned in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Wednesday.
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Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 2,000 officers in Plateau

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari declines assent to two more bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two more Bills namely the National Transport Commission Bill and Federal Road Authority Establishment Bill.
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Victor Osimhen doubtful for Waregem vs Charleroi clash over injury

Sporting Charleroi striker Victor Osimhen is doubtful for Sunday’s Belgian Pro Division league clash against Zulte Waregem due to injury.